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incumbent
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

2 uses
  • By Nitzsch, and other leading opponents of Wolf, the connection of the one with the other seems to have been accepted as he originally put it; and it has been considered incumbent on those who defended the ancient aggregate character of the Iliad and Odyssey, to maintain that they were written poems from the beginning.
    Introduction (39% in)
  • The god obeys, his golden pinions binds,(294) And mounts incumbent on the wings of winds, That high, through fields of air, his flight sustain, O'er the wide earth, and o'er the boundless main; Then grasps the wand that causes sleep to fly, Or in soft slumbers seals the wakeful eye: Thus arm'd, swift Hermes steers his airy way, And stoops on Hellespont's resounding sea.
    Book 24 (43% in)

There are no more uses of "incumbent" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).

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